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Sheek Louch - 91% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Sean Jacobs, 8 November 1975, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA. East coast rapper Sheek Louch first came to prominence as a member of the New York gangsta trio, the LOX. From the age of 11, Jacobs has been rapping and collaborating with long-time friend Jadakiss, under the early name of Lil J and Shawn Ski, before another acquaintance, Styles, became involved as we Read more

Fabolous - 84% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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John David Jackson, 18 November 1977, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Jackson began recording in the late 90s under the Fabolous Sport moniker but enjoyed little recognition. He shot to fame in 2001 as the poster-boy of DJ Clue?’s new label, Desert Storm. Hired as much for his looks as his rapping ability, Fabolous was used by DJ Clue? to cash in on the populari Read more

Beanie Sigel - 64% match to Jadakiss

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Dwight Grant, 6 March 1974, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Despite releasing albums that have crossed over to the upper regions of the US album charts, rapper Beanie Sigel’s troubles with the law have seemingly completely overshadowed his talents.Raised in tough south Philadelphia by his former prison guard mother, the young Dwight Grant showed Read more

Jeezy - 62% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Jim Jones - 56% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Urban & Rap
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Cassidy - 52% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Barry Adrian Reese, 7 July 1982, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Despite being only 20 years old at the time of his debut album’s release in 2004, rapper Cassidy exhibited rhyming skills of someone much more mature. Brought up in Philadelphia, Cassidy was influenced early on by artists such as Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, and Nas. By junior high school, he was appearing on a Read more

Freeway - 51% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Leslie Pridgen, 8 July 1979, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. As part of Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella stable of artists, Freeway hit the upper reaches of the US charts in 2003 with his tough, streetwise rap. Growing up in the northern section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Freeway turned to hustling on the streets early on, at one point serving a six-month long jail sentenc Read more

The Game - 49% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jayceon Terrell Taylor, 29 November 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA. This west coast gangsta rapper shot to fame in 2004 on the strength of his association with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent. Taylor was raised in a foster home in Compton and, like many young men from his neighbourhood, followed a path into crime and dealing. His redemption came when he decided to take up rapping af Read more

The Diplomats - 48% match to Jadakiss

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Although they are considered a group, the focus of the US rap outfit the Diplomats aka Dipset is undoubtedly Cam’ron (Cameron Giles, 4 February 1976, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA) who scored several hits on his own before an album from the aforementioned unit was issued. Originating from the streets of Harlem, New York, USA, the Diplomats officially formed durin Read more

Memphis Bleek - 47% match to Jadakiss

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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Rick Ross - 46% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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William Roberts, 21 January 1977, Carol City, Florida, USA. This imposing US rapper takes his stage name from a notorious Florida drug dealer and is not averse to boasting about his own time hustling on the streets. He left hustling behind to try his hand as an MC, working under the name of Teflon Don and grinding his way through the late 90s as an emerging figure on the Mia Read more

Fat Joe - 44% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Redman - 41% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Reginald Noble, 17 April 1970, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Inventive and witty US rapper whose 1992 debut Whut? Thee Album broke into the US Top 50, although it failed to get a UK release until much later in the year. Enshrining the new ethos of cannabis as the drug of choice (‘How To Roll A Blunt’), there was also room for the traditional braggadocio (‘A Day Of Read more

Nas - 40% match to Jadakiss

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, 14 September 1973, Long Island, New York, USA. From the tough Queensbridge housing projects which brought the world Marley Marl, MC Shan and Intelligent Hoodlum, Nas made his name as a highly skilled rapper with the double whammy of 1994’s Illmatic and 1996’s It Was Written, albums whose music was crafted with a degree of subtlety and fore Read more

Nasty Nas - 40% match to Jadakiss

Genres: Urban & Rap
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